A growing collection of content, including more than 3,000 reference articles and chapters by leading scholars and specialists in their fields, and much more. Qur'anic studies resources, including two Oxford World's Classics translations of the Qur'an, linked to the first online version of A Concordance of the Qur'an by Hanna Kassis.
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Contains maps of the major world regions including maps of the physical world, political world, oceans, standard time zones, as well as flags of the world.
Call Number: MENZIES DS62 .C63 2005 & View online [ANU staff and students only]
Publication Date: 2005
A fresh account of the multifaceted and multi-layered history of the Middle East (Iran, Turkey, Israel and the Arab world). A collection of essays by leading international scholars, primarily focused on the modern and contemporary periods. This text covers religious, social, cultural, economic, political and military history.
Call Number: MENZIES DS62.G6 1991 & View online [ANU staff and students only]
Publication Date: 2015
This book explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, the modernization efforts of Middle Eastern governments, the struggle of various peoples for political independence, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the issues surrounding the Palestinian Question, and the post-9/11 Middle East.
An outstanding guide to Islamic faith and culture in all its geographical and historical diversity. This text covers the political, geographical, religious, intellectual, cultural and social worlds of Islam, and offers insight into all aspects of Muslim life including the Quran and law, philosophy, science and technology, art, literature, and film and much more.
The 'Global Studies' series provides students with comprehensive background and current information shaping regional cultures and countries of the world today. Each volume features country report essays and maps as well as relevant articles from world-wide publications.
Call Number: MENZIES DS35.6 .C3 2010 v.1-6 & Online available via Cambridge Histories Online
Publication Date: 2010
v. 1. The formation of the Islamic world, sixth to eleventh centuries; v. 2. The western Islamic world, eleventh to eighteenth centuries; v. 3. The eastern Islamic world, eleventh to eighteenth centuries; v. 4. Islamic cultures and societies to the end of the eighteenth century; v. 5. The Islamic world in the age of Western dominance; v. 6. Muslims and modernity: culture and society since 1800.